Tutorial

A step-by-step guide on how to create and manage the WordPress website content

How to access WordPress backend

1. Go to https://https://stjohnsseaford.com/wp-admin

2. Login with the following user information

    • Admin
      • Username: stjohnsumc
      • Password: PFbC0ck^rtC0S$N)EsD($JKr
    • Editor (Pastor’s account)
      • Username: kyungheesa
      • Password: o5K0)Fs&6$XK2MpVW6)XO9rI

** If you want to set new passwords, please click HERE.

3. You will be redirected to the dashboard. Dashboard is the first screen you’ll see and displays an overview of your website.

4. Here, you can review general statistics about your website which was retrieved from Google Analytics.
** If you want to learn more about Google Analytics, please click HERE.

User Setting

How to Edit Your Profile

1. From Dashboard, go to Users > Profile.

2. Edit your information including name, passwords, avatar, etc.
3. If you want to set your own passwords, scroll down to “Account Management” section, click “Generate Password”, and delete the generated ones, and type in yours. 

4. After editing, scroll down to the bottom and click the “update profile” button.

Add New User

1. At the left menu bar, go to Users > Add New.

2. Go to “Add New User” section, fill out the required forms, and set the role of a new user.
** If you want to learn more about the user roles, please read this article.

3. Once done, click “Add New User” button at the bottom.
4. The new user will receive an email on how to set up the account shortly.  

Forms

Email Notifications

Submitted forms are automatically forwarded to stjohns@stjohnsseaford.com. Submitted prayer request forms are forwarded to pray@stjohnsseaford.com. Please refer to the image below. You can follow up with any inquiries or prayer requests submitted through the Contact Us form.

Elementor Contact DB

You can check and read submitted forms via Dashboard > Elementor Contact DB. Emails can sometimes go into the spam box,  hence, it would be better to double-check if you have missed any forms submitted. Once you click an entry, it turns from “unread” to “read”.

                       

Add/Edit/Delete a New Post

Add New Post

1. Go to “Posts” and click “Add New”.

2. In the edit mode, add title and contents.

  1. Type in your title.
  2. Add your content. You can format your content by using the panel on the top. 
  3. You can add media like images, videos, etc. 
    ** If you want to import a Youtube video, you can just copy & paste the URL on the content box.

3. Go to the right-side panel to update the document setting. 

4. If you want the post to always be on top of the posts, edit “Visibility” and check the option to stick this post to the front page. 

5. If you want to change the publish date either sometime in the past or future, click the “Immediately” button to edit. Note that future time will set the post to be scheduled at that time.

6. Scroll down the sidebar and choose a category or add a new category by clicking “Add New Category”.

7. Scroll down the sidebar and find “Featured image (also known as post thumbnail)”. You can upload the featured image which will be displayed as a representative image for the post.

8. Go back to the top and hit the “Publish” button on the top right.

Edit/Quick Edit/Delete Post

1. Go to “Posts” or “Posts > All Posts”.
2. Hover your mouse over the title of the post you want to edit or delete.

  • Edit: It will direct you to the edit mode. 
  • Quick Edit: It allows you to make simple and fast changes to the attributes, categories, and other elements of a page or post.
  • Trash: It will delete your post.
  • Bulk actions: You can delete multiple posts by using bulk actions.

Add/Edit/Delete a New Sermon Post

Add New Sermon

1. Go to “Sermons” and click “Add New”.

2. In the edit mode, add title and contents.

  1. Type in your title.
  2. Add your content. You can format your content by using the panel on the top. 
  3. You can add media like images, videos, etc. 
    ** If you want to import a Youtube video, you can just copy & paste the URL on the content box. 

3. Scroll down and add bible passage(s) related to the sermon. You can also upload sermon/Sunday bulletin files as doc or pdf file formats if you want.

4. Go to the right-side panel to update the document setting.

5. If you want the post to always be on top of the posts, edit “Visibility” and check the option to stick this post to the front page. 

6. If you want to change the publish date either sometime in the past or future, click the “Immediately” button to edit. Note that future time will set the post to be scheduled at that time.

7. Scroll down the sidebar Choose/add Preachers and choose/add a new  Sermon Category.

8. Scroll down the sidebar and find “Featured image (also known as post thumbnail)”. You can upload the featured image which will be displayed as a representative image for the post.

8. Go back to the top and hit the “Publish” button on the top right.

Edit/Quick Edit/Delete Sermon

1. Go to “Sermons” or “Sermons > All Sermons”.
2. Hover your mouse over the title of the post you want to edit or delete.

  • Edit: It will direct you to the edit mode. 
  • Quick Edit: It allows you to make simple and fast changes to the attributes, categories, and other elements of a page or post.
  • Trash: It will delete your post.
  • Bulk actions: You can delete multiple posts by using bulk actions.

Edit Pages

Edit with Live Editor

1. Hover your mouse over “House icon” on the top menu bar.
2. Click “Visit Site”.

3. Find and click the “Live Editor” button on the top menu bar.

4. Once edit mode is activated, click the section and edit your contents. If the section is not editable with this mode, you should edit with Elementor
5. Once done, click the “Done” button at the left bottom side of the screen.

Edit Pages with Elementor

Elementor is a page builder plugin that replaces the basic WordPress editor with a live frontend editor, so you can edit your pages visually and live, without having to switch between the editor and the preview mode.

Our Website Design is mostly fulfilled with Elementor, so if you want to edit your page designs other than basic content (which can be done with Live Editor), you should edit with Elementor.

1. There are two ways to activate Elementor edit mode.

  • Way 1
    1. Visit the page you want to edit. You should be logged in with Admin account.
    2. Find “Edit with Elementor” button on the top menu bar and click to activate the edit mode. Do not click submenu item poped up.
  • Way 2
    1. From Dashboard, go to “Pages”.
    2. Hover your mouse over the page you want to edit and find the “edit with elementor” button. Click it.

     

3. Once the edit mode is activated, you can see the sectional frames (blue color) and the edit panel on the left.
4. Click the part you want to edit, then, the panel will be showing the options. The video below will show you how to change images.
6. Once done, hit the update button.

Support

For the website maintenance and support requests, please contact support@leadershipedges.com

If you are not subscribing to a Premium WordPress Maintenance and Support Service Plan, the support will be charged. Should you have any questions about this plan, please feel free to contact us at info@leadershipedges.com.

 

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